Doc Martin: Season 1, Episode 4

The Portwenn Effect (23 Sep. 2004)

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The doctor pays a visit to the forester, who apparently shares his shack with a giant squirrel. Little Peter Cronk gets into trouble over some nest boxes.

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With the the Portwenn Players annual dance coming up, Louisa tries to interest Martin in attending, but when he turns her down she gives her extra ticket to Mark Mylow who immediately misunderstands and thinks they now have a date. When Martin hears about it, he too misunderstands. Martin visits Stewart James, a recluse who thinks he lives with Anthony, a giant 6-foot squirrel. Martin wants to have him sectioned, but reconsiders following a subsequent visit. Young Peter Cronk gets into trouble when he's accused of destroying bird houses and feeders in various back gardens and runs away. Written by garykmcd

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PC Mark Mylow: If you don't mind me saying, I think Portwenn's having an effect on you.
Dr. Martin Ellingham: Then you won't mind me saying that I don't carry multivitamins, but luckily for Stewart you do.
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